Former President Olusegun Obasanjo, former Head of State, Gen. Abdulsalami Abubakar (retd.); Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar, former Catholic Archbishop of Abuja, John Cardinal Onaiyekan and others would meet on Thursday (today) over raging challenges facing Nigeria.
FirstNews learnt that the meeting would be held under the backing of Interfaith Initiatives for Peace.
The group is expected to deliberate on different challenges facing the country with the aim of proffering solutions to them.
According to a letter addressed to the President of the Nigeria Labour Congress, Ayuba Wabba, issues such as national unity, security, peace, integration, economic revitalisation and development will be discussed at the meeting.
“I am pleased to invite you on behalf of Interfaith Initiatives for Peace jointly led by the Sultan of Sokoto, his eminence Mohammad Sa’ad Abubakar and his eminence John Cardinal Onaiyekan, national peace committee chaired by General Abdulsalami Abubakar and Socio-cultural Consultative Committee convened by me and all these bodies called Committee of Goodness of Nigeria, CJN, to an exploratory meeting on pressing issues of national unity, security, peace, integration, economic revitalisation and development, women and youth welfare and general progress,” the letter read in part.